DeAndre Carter

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DeAndre Carter
No. 16 – Philadelphia Eagles
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1993-04-10) April 10, 1993 (age 25)
San Jose, California
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school: Washington
(Fremont, California)
College: Sacramento State
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 7, 2018
Receptions: 2
Receiving yards: 21
Total return yards: 296
Total touchdowns: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

DeAndre Carter (born April 10, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He signed with the Baltimore Ravens after going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft and made his NFL debut with the Eagles in 2018. He played college football at Sacramento State.

College career[edit]

Carter attended the Sacramento State, where he played wide receiver and earned All-American honors. He won FCS Wide Receiver of the Year in 2014.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, Carter was signed as a free agent to the Baltimore Ravens on May 3, 2015.[2] After a successful training camp, he seemed to have a chance of making the final roster. However, after failing to win the return job during the first three weeks of preseason, he was released by the Ravens on August 31, 2015 as part of the first wave of roster cuts.[3]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Carter signed to the Oakland Raiders practice squad on September 16, 2015 after the Raiders traded wide receiver Brice Butler to the Dallas Cowboys.[4] On December 1, 2015, he was released from the practice squad.[5]

New England Patriots[edit]

On December 15, 2015, Carter was signed by the New England Patriots to their practice squad. He was released on January 12, 2016 but was re-signed the next day.[6][7] On January 26, 2016, Carter signed a futures contract with the Patriots.[8]

On September 3, 2016, Carter was released by the Patriots as part of final roster cuts.[9]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On February 24, 2017, Carter signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.[10] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[11][12] He signed a reserve/future contract with the 49ers on January 2, 2018.[13] On May 15, 2018, Carter was waived by the team.[14]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On July 28, 2018, Carter signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.[15] He made the Eagles's final roster. In the 2018 season opener against the Atlanta Falcons, he recorded a 10-yard reception, the first of his NFL career, in the 18–12 victory. Carter took over kick and punt return duties with regular returner Darren Sproles sidelined with an injury. [16] Carter was waived by the Eagles on September 18, 2018 after two games.[17] He was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 20.[18] He was promoted back to the active roster on September 29, 2018.[19]

Personal life[edit]

At Sacramento State, Carter majored in communication studies.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ravens undrafted rookie WR DeAndre Carter plays with 'chip on my shoulder'". baltimoresun.com/.
  2. ^ "Ravens sign DeAndre Carter". rotoworld.com/.
  3. ^ "DeAndre Carter Among First Eight Ravens Cut". baltimoreravens.com/.
  4. ^ "Raiders Add DeAndre Carter to Practice Squad". 247sports.com/.
  5. ^ a b "DeAndre Carter". New England Patriots. Retrieved 2016-01-27.
  6. ^ "Patriots sign rookie S Cedric Thompson and WR J.J. Worton to the practice squad; release WR DeAndre Carter from the practice squad". Patriots.com. January 12, 2016.
  7. ^ "Patriots re-sign WR DeAndre Carter to the practice squad; release OL Torrian Wilson from the practice squad". Patriots.com. January 13, 2016.
  8. ^ "Patriots sign eight to future contracts". Patriots.com. January 26, 2016. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
  9. ^ "Patriots reach the 53-man roster limit". Patriots.com. September 3, 2016.
  10. ^ "49ers Sign WR DeAndre Carter". 49ers.com. February 24, 2017.
  11. ^ "49ers Cut Roster Down to 53 Players". 49ers.com. September 2, 2017.
  12. ^ "49es Claim DL Xavier Cooper off Waivers, Sign 8 Players to Practice Squad". 49ers.com. September 3, 2017.
  13. ^ "49ers Sign Nine Players to Reserves/Future Contracts". 49ers.com. January 2, 2018.
  14. ^ "49ers Announce a Pair of Roster Moves". 49ers.com. May 15, 2018.
  15. ^ "Eagles Sign Wide Receiver DeAndre Carter". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. July 28, 2018.
  16. ^ "Eagles' DeAndre Carter: Works as third receiver in win". CBSSports.com. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
  17. ^ Foley, Graham (September 18, 2018). "Eagles Promote Josh Adams, Waive DeAndre Carter". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  18. ^ Zangaro, Dave (September 20, 2018). "Eagles sign DeAndre Carter, Billy Brown to practice squad". NBCSports.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  19. ^ McPherson, Chris (September 29, 2018). "Rodney McLeod Placed On Injured Reserve". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.

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